Historical Events In 1939
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Sep 04 In the year 1939 the Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated
Sep 05 34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2) in the year 1939.
Sep 05 In the year 1939 cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67
Sep 05 The US proclaims its neutrality in WWII a position that would last until 12/7/1941 in the year 1939.
Sep 06 In the year 1939 1st German air attack on Great-Britain in WW II
Sep 06 In the year 1939 arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71
Sep 06 In the year 1939 south Africa declares war on Germany during WWII.
Sep 07 Radio NY Worldwide-WRUL begins radio transmission in the year 1939.
Sep 08 On this day in history fDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe
Sep 09 On this day in history nazi army reaches Warsaw
Sep 09 S M Tretjakow, writer, dies at 47 [or Aug 9] on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 1939 canada declares war on Germany
Sep 10 Canada declares war on Germany during WWII in the year 1939.
Sep 10 On this day in history hMS OXLEY, sunk by "friendly fire " off Norwegian coast, south of Stavanger in North Sea torpedoed in error by RN submarine 'Triton'.
Sep 11 Battle of Kutno-pocket: Germans advance to Warsaw in the year 1939.
Sep 13 On this day in history first (tethered) flight of the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300, one of the first viable American helicopters
Sep 14 British fleet attacks German U-39 boat on this day in history.
Sep 15 In the year 1939 australian government announces the mobilisation of the militia and the establishment of the Second AIF for service abroad
Sep 16 53rd US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (60 810 64) in the year 1939.
Sep 16 Yanks clinch pennant #11 on this day in history.
Sep 17 On this day in history german U-29 sinks British aircraft carrier Courageous, 519 die
Sep 17 HMS COURAGEOUS sunk south west of Ireland by 2 torpedoes from German U.29. 514 men lost from crew of 1,260 in the year 1939.
Sep 17 Invasion of Poland by the Red Army in the year 1939.
Sep 18 On this day in history bob Whittaker, (Rep-R-KS, 1979- )
Sep 18 Polish govt of Moscicki flees to Romania on this day in history.
Sep 19 British Expeditionary Force reaches France on this day in history.
Sep 20 British fleet takes German U-27 boat in the year 1939.
Sep 21 Armand Calinescu, premier of Romania, murdered in the year 1939.
Sep 21 In the year 1939 heydrich orders ghettos established in occupied Poland, under "Judenrats".
Sep 21 On this day in history reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews
Sep 23 Cookie Lavagetto goes 6 for 6-Dodgers get 27 hits & beat Phillies 22-4 in the year 1939.
Sep 23 Sigmund Freud, created psychoanalysis, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Sep 24 Carl Laenmie, film producer, dies on this day in history.
Sep 25 On this day in history german Luftwaffe strikes Warsaw with (fire)bombs